And the sons of Israel, after their number, heads of the
fathers, and princes of the thousands and of the hundreds, and their officers,
those serving the king in any matter of the courses, that are coming in and
going out month by month, throughout all months of the year -- are in
each course twenty and four thousand.
Over the first course, for the first month, is
Jashobeam son of Zabdiel, and on his course are twenty and four
of the sons of Perez is the head of all princes of
the hosts for the first month.
And over the course of the second month is Dodai the
Ahohite, and his course, and Mikloth is the president, and on his course
are twenty and four thousand.
Head of the third host, for the third month, is
Benaiah son of Jehoiada, the head priest, and on his course are twenty
and four thousand.
This Benaiah is a mighty one of the thirty, and over
the thirty, and in his course is Ammizabad his son.
The fourth, for the fourth month, is Asahel brother
of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him, and on his course are twenty
and four thousand.
The fifth, for the fifth month, is the prince
Shamhuth the Izrahite, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.
The sixth, for the sixth month, is Ira son of Ikkesh
the Tekoite, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.
The seventh, for the seventh month, is Helez the
Pelonite, of the sons of Ephraim, and on his course are twenty and four
The eighth, for the eighth month, is Sibbecai the
Hushathite, of the Zarhite, and on his course are twenty and four
The ninth, for the ninth month, is Abiezer the
Antothite, of the Benjamite, and on his course are twenty and four
The tenth, for the tenth month, is Maharai the
Netophathite, of the Zarhite, and on his course are twenty and four
Eleventh, for the eleventh month, is Benaiah the Pirathonite,
of the sons of Ephraim, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.
The twelfth, for the twelfth month, is Heldai the
Netophathite, of Othniel, and on his course are twenty and four
And over the tribes of Israel: Of the Reubenite, a leader is
Eliezer son of Zichri; of the Simeonite, Shephatiah son of Maachah;
of the Levite, Hashabiah son of Kemuel; of the Aaronite,
of Judah, Elihu, of the brethren of David; of Issachar, Omri
son of Michael;
of Zebulun, Ishmaiah son of Obadiah; of Naphtali, Jerimoth
son of Azriel;
of the sons of Ephraim, Hoshea son of Azaziah; of the half
of the tribe of Manasseh, Joel son of Pedaiah;
of the half of Manasseh in Gilead, Iddo son of Zechariah; of
Benjamin, Jaasiel son of Abner; of Dan, Azareel son of Jeroham:
these are heads of the tribes of Israel.
And David hath not taken up their number from a son of
twenty years and under, for Jehovah said to multiply Israel as the stars of the
Joab son of Zeruiah hath begun to number -- and hath not
finished -- and there is for this wrath against Israel, and the number hath not
gone up in the account of the Chronicles of king David.
And over the treasures of the king is Azmaveth son of
Adiel; and over the treasures in the field, in the cities, and in the villages,
and in the towers, is Jehonathan son of Uzziah;
and over workmen of the field for the service of the ground is
Ezri son of Chelub;
and over the vineyards is Shimei the Ramathite; and
over what is in the vineyards for the treasures of wine is Zabdi
and over the olives, and the sycamores, that are in
the low country, is Baal-Hanan the Gederite; and over the treasures of
oil is Joash;
and over the herds that are feeding in Sharon is
Shitrai the Sharonite; and over the herds in the valleys is Shaphat son
and over the camels is Obil the Ishmeelite; and over
the asses is Jehdeiah the Meronothite;
and over the flock is Jaziz the Hagerite; all these are
heads of the substance that king David hath.
And Jonathan, uncle of David, is counsellor, a man of
understanding, he is also a scribe; and Jehiel son of Hachmoni is with
the sons of the king;
and Ahithophel is counsellor to the king; and Hushai
the Archite is the friend of the king;
and after Ahithophel is Jehoiada son of Benaiah, and
Abiathar; and the head of the host of the king is Joab.